“Most students in the country have had a substitute teacher now since last March — it’s called distance learning. Bringing the teacher and classroom to students via laptop computers is, out of necessity, the front running model in pandemic-era education. But it has not been good for kids. Disengagement in learning, lack of supervision, distractions in the home, and “Zoom Fatigue” are all contributing to a marginal education at best. But what should be the scariest concern of all is the impact distance learning is having on the mental health of our young people… ”

Read the full article here: “Distance Learning Taking Toll On Minnesota Students’ Mental Health”